Monday, 30 May 2011

Squash in Coconut milk with Fried Selar Fish

I am not suppose to be eating squash for this week because I am staying away from carbohydrates, but I have no choice because i am lazy to go the supermarket and buy some greens.  And rather than throwing the squash into the trash bin, I'd rather cook it.  I thought of cooking the squash with coconut milk and have it with fried Selar fish.  Selar fish looks like a galunggong only flatter and wider as compared to mackerel.  It's taste is blunt though :-(


squash, cubed  - 180 g.

garlic, crushed - 3 cloves

Kara coconut cream - 3 tbsp

salt - 1/5 tsp


water - 100 ml

Sunflower oil - 1 tsp

Fried Selar fish - 2 hole, halved

Cooking Procedure

1) Sauté garlic in oil then add the squash when garlic is aromatic. Simmer for 2 minutes then add the water, coconut cream, salt and pepper to taste.

2) Boil until the squash is soft.

3) In another pan, fry the selar fish.

Serve together :-)

Estimated Nutritional content per serving :  this recipe yields 2 servings.

Calories : 263  kcal.           Cholesterol : 0 mg.

Protein :  8.1 g.                   Sodium : 721.5 mg.

- Sharosem(30May2011)

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